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Notes on fossil crabs from the deep dredgings of the Yarra River, and excavation of the Coode canal, Victoria

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posted on 2023-11-22, 10:36 authored by Samuel Henry Wintle
The accompanying fossil crustacea obtained from the deposits of deep dredgings of the Yarra River, and from the material deposited from the excavation of the Coode Canal.
The age of the old Estuarine bed which supplied thenm is Post Pliocene. These cancerolites belong to the Genera Phlyxia and Utica (Haswell), and exist in Australian waters now. Utica are very numerous, Phlyxia scarce. Includes description of Utica yarraensis and Utica haswelli.

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Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania

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233-234

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In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania..

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